Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

The Prophecy of the Stones Flavia Bujor Author

In a Magical Realm, three teenage girls -- Jade, Opal, and Amber -- are chosen to fulfill an ancient prophecy. Although they meet as strangers, they must learn to trust one another with their lives as they embark on an epic journey, armed only with magical stones. On the day of their fourteenth birthdays, they set out on a quest that will require them to leave their homes and families to face fierce enemies in an effort to save an enchanted land called Fairytale, whve their homes and families to face fierce enemies in an effort to save an enchanted land called Fairytale, where magic reigns and evil is unknown. At the same time, in a parallel world, a young girl named Joa fights for her life in a hospital bed in Paris. While she is dreaming, she is transported to a magical realm where three young heroines fight a spectacular battle. Their success or lailure will determine the fate of Fairytale ... and Joa's survival. In 2002, Flavia Bujor became a media sensation around the world with this much heralded debut. Her novel has now been published in more than twenty-one countries and remains a best-seller in France and Germany. Her spontaneous, inspired voice and richly imagined world make The Prophecy of the Stones a truly enchanting fantasy. read more